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Everyday China Textbook Or 4 DVDs BLL077


Everyday China provides the most comprehensive guide available to the people and culture of China. With a wealth of pictures and plenty of information, the realities of the life of the Chinese people are brought home through the 23 topics which help foreign learners of Chinese understand more about China and the Chinese language. Learners of Chinese origin may have a glimpse of the place where their ancestors used to live and the language spoken there.  

The book is divided into 24 chapters, with the first one serving as the general introduction. The others are distinguished by topics on which each chapter is written, and are united by general topics of living conditions, ways of behavior and customs, beliefs and values. The 23 chapters are entitled: Family, Costumes, Food and Drinks, Inhabitancy, Transportation, Communication, Money, Education, Employment, Calendar and Festivals, Social Communications, Culture and Recreation, Sanitation and Health, Belief and Values, Folk Customs, Traditional Symbols of Auspicious Power, Folk Taboos, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qigong and Martial Art, Opera and Music, Painting and Calligraphy, Poetry and Novel, Arts and Crafts, Famous Cities and Historic Sites.

With the 4 DVD dedicated to the book, reader may understand better the life styles of the Chinese people and appreciate the essence of traditional Chinese culture and the colorful Chinese folk customs as well. Viewers may also find that the video is presented with both Chinese and English captions, which make it easier to understand what the picture is showing and more convenient to make a comparative study of the two languages, a frequently-employed strategy for learners of foreign languages.

Paperback, Book with 4 DVDs, Simplified Chinese characters and English, 208 pages, 9.5" x 6.4"
Item: Everyday China Textbook Or 4 DVDs
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